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Caring Senior Service of Fox Cities Blog

Providing senior in-home care tips and stories for everything related to senior care.

Black Friday VS. Cyber Monday: Safe Shopping For Seniors

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Nov 7, 2017 5:30:00 PM

Black Friday and Cyber Monday, although holiday shopping events, have almost become holidays themselves. Whether for items that are needed for personal use or for gifts, many consumers anxiously await one of these two dates to make a purchase. But what exactly is all the hype about? Additionally, why can one of these events be a safer option for seniors?

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Some Facts About the Way Home Ownership Among Seniors Varies

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Oct 10, 2017 5:30:00 PM

Baby boomers are the generation born between roughly 1946 and 1964. They received the moniker for the sheer number of babies born during this period that began as World War II came to a close. The population blossomed as the men came home and built lives and families. Fast forward to today, and you find record numbers of American moving from middle age to senior status. These generation has shaped the face of everything from education to the economy so it's not surprising that they're now affecting home ownership among seniors. Here are some facts about the way home ownership among seniors varies.

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Keep Your Wandering Loved One Safe

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Sep 26, 2017 5:30:00 PM

If your loved one tends to wander due to Dementia or Alzheimer's, it can make your life as a family member or caregiver anxious and harder than necessary. Here are some tips to keep you at peace, and keep your loved one safe.

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7 Ways to Use Vinegar for Everyday Tasks

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Sep 12, 2017 5:30:00 PM

Are your cabinets overflowing with cleaning products? Did you know common household distilled vinegar can be used for a number of essential cleaning tasks? Here is a list of the seven best everyday uses for vinegar:

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Ways To Help Your Senior With Pet Care

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Aug 29, 2017 5:30:00 PM

Loneliness, boredom, high cholesterol, and hypertension are just a few of the things that a pet can help a senior to overcome. But what if the senior in your life cannot handle all of the responsibilities of pet care alone? Here are a few practical ways you might be able to help.

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5 Hydration Tips for Seniors

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Aug 15, 2017 5:30:00 PM

The Importance of Hydration for Seniors: It's critical that especially in the hottest summer months that we are ensuring that we are drinking enough fluids to keep ourselves hydrated. Studies show that around 40% of all heat-related ailments and health conditions occur in seniors over the age of 65. This can be true for several reasons including that as people age the percentage of their bodies that are water decrease and their ability to tell they are getting overheated lessens with age as well. Moreover, many seniors are on medications that can make them dehydrate more easily as a side-effect.

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Include Your Senior In Your Summer Fun

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Jul 25, 2017 5:30:00 PM

You probably have so many things you want to do this summer. From the local festival to the faraway beach, you waited all year and you deserve it. While you are enjoying yourself though, think about the special senior in your life. They might not be able to match your physical activity level. But it is important that they enjoy the season and avoid isolation this summer. Here are a few things you can do that they will love.

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Memory Games for Seniors in Fox Cities

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Jun 23, 2017 3:30:00 PM
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Letting Dad Know He Can't Drive Anymore

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Jun 20, 2017 5:30:00 PM

Few things can be as painful as seeing a beloved parent become more and more limited. Along with the physical and mental decline come secondary issues, like problems with driving. Has the time come for you to talk to your senior Dad about giving up his car keys? Here are a few suggestions to help you with what will be a difficult conversation.

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Putting the Golden Back in their Golden Years: why Mom & Dad Should be Dancing

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Jun 6, 2017 5:30:00 PM

Keeping your senior parents fit in their golden years means so much more than just the many benefits for their health. Fitness translates into their very quality of life and independence. While this should, therefore, be a priority for your senior parents, you are not limited to lonely walks or boring silver classes for them. Ballroom dance classes open a new way for seniors to keep fit that helps them achieve more than just their physical health.

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